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A dog has been killed by an armed police officer with a Taser, following an attack on a man in a Leicester street.

Armed Police were deployed to the scene following reports of a dog attacking another dog and it’s owner.

The dog caused a number of puncture wounds to a the man who was walking his dog, he was taken to hospital.

Police have confirmed the dog continued to be aggressive, and taser was deployed to prevent further injuries and a possible attack, the dog was struck with taser and died.

The owner of the dog was at the scene during the incident.

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